Rick Springfield and the “I Want My 80s Tour” Coming to RiverEdge Park in Aurora

Rick Springfield, the artist behind ‘80s hits “Jessie’s Girl” and “Human Touch,” is bringing his power pop sound to RiverEdge Park on Thursday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m.

The Grammy Award-winning rocker, known for his powerful connection to his legions of fans, will play a hot outdoor show in the heart of downtown Aurora, on the banks of the beautiful Fox River. Special guests are The Hooters, Paul Young and Tommy Tutone.

Tickets to the “I Want My 80s Tour” with Rick Springfield go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m. Tickets are $39.

For tickets and information, visit riveredgeaurora.com, call (630) 896-6666, stop by RiverEdge’s satellite box office, Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and until show time on show days, or purchase day-of at RiverEdge Park.

All tickets are general admission. Fees not included.

RiverEdge Park is located at 360 N. Broadway in downtown Aurora, right across the street from Metra’s Aurora Transportation Center.

How to rock your RiverEdge Park experience

Rick Springfield at RiverEdge Park is a general admission show. The park is general admission for bag chairs. Bag chairs and blankets are also allowed on lawn areas. Standing room only next to the stage.

RiverEdge is located right across the street from Metra’s Aurora Transportation Center. Drivers can find paid parking in the Metra lot, with more public and private lots around the park and in downtown Aurora.

Concessions include a diverse menu and bar with domestic and craft beers, wine, sodas, bottled water and more. Local food trucks also ring the back lawn. Outside food is welcome. No alcohol or other outside beverages are allowed, with the exception of two sealed bottles of unflavored water per person. Visit the Park’s Plan Your Visit page for more information, directions, parking options and outside food policies.

Events at RiverEdge Park take place rain or shine, unless conditions endanger the safety of artists and the public. For the latest weather updates, follow @RiverEdgeAurora on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, call the RiverEdge Park Weather Line, (630) 723-2480, or text REPARK to 888777.